Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene




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And through all of my many years behind the proverbial stick, the lack of well-educated tequila drinkers has always been concerning. more

Jul 17, 2017 3:53 PM Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene


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Honestly, as a person who has made his career as a somewhat forward-thinking bartender, I have to confess that I have never truly been sold on the idea that cocktails and food, in general, pair well together. more

Jun 30, 2017 7:50 PM Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene


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It is a combination of Old Harbor San Miguel Gin (locally distilled, this is a wonderfully intense herbal gin, with strong notes of cilantro, sage and coriander), lime, aloe and Bonal. All flavors that effortlessly work together. more

Jun 16, 2017 5:14 PM Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene


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They say that great leaders can inspire people to follow them into the bowels of hell. For years Christian Siglin has been a heralded member of the San Diego hospitality industry and a respected bar consultant. more

Jun 5, 2017 6:05 PM Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene


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I was seated in a high bar chair in front of him drinking a Modernist Negroni, one of Alberto’s recently released cocktail creations at the Grant Grill (326 Broadway). more

May 22, 2017 5:20 PM Anatomy of a Cocktail Scene